The board of directors has declared a final cash dividend of 22.5 cents per share payable on Monday, 20 December 2004 to shareholders recorded in the books of the company at the close of business on Friday, 17 December 2004. The last day to trade ("cum" the dividend) in order to participate in the dividend will be Thursday, 9 December 2004 and the shares will trade "ex dividend" from the commencement of business on Friday, 10 December 2004. The record date will be Friday, 17 December 2004.
Share certificates may not be dematerialised or rematerialised between Friday, 10 December 2004 and Friday, 17 December 2004, both dates inclusive.
By order of the Board
20 October 2004