The Company changed its accounting reference date from 31 December to 30 June on 26 April 2006.
As a result of this change to the accounting reference date, the Directors submitted the Consolidated Annual Report for El Oro and Exploration Company plc and subsidiaries for the eighteen month period ended 30 June 2006. During this period there were two Interim Reports, the first for a six month period as at 30 June 2005 and the second for a twelve month period as at 31 December 2005.
* Please note that for the 31 December 2005 owing to the change in accounting period the El Oro Group prepared two sets of accounts. The first set of accounts was for the Consolidation of the Group, the second for the Consolidated and Parent Company accounts.