The Massmart Board of Directors confirm that they have collectively assessed the content of this Integrated Annual Report and have approved it for release to our shareholders.

This Massmart Integrated Annual Report for December 2015 contains audited summary consolidated Annual Financial Statements which comprise a summary of the audited consolidated Group Annual Financial Statements prepared for the year ended December 2015.

The preparation of the audited consolidated Group and separate Annual Financial Statements, from which these audited summary consolidated Annual Financial Statements were derived, was supervised by the Chief Financial Officer, Johannes van Lierop.

The accounting policies and methods of computation used in the preparation of these audited summary consolidated Annual Financial Statements are consistent in all material respects with those applied in the prior year, as none of the amendments coming into effect in the current financial year have had a material impact on the financial reporting of the Group.

The audited summary consolidated Annual Financial Statements for the year ended December 2015, as described above, were approved by the Board of Directors on
1 April 2016 and signed on its behalf by:

 

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GRC Hayward J van Lierop
Chief Executive Officer Chief Financial Officer