IAS1 : PRESENTATION OF FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
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The notes shall:
(a) present information about [one] the basis of preparation of the financial statements and the specific accounting [two] policies used in accordance with paragraphs 117–124;
(b) [three] disclose the information required by IFRSs that is [four] not presented elsewhere in the financial statements; and
(c) [five] provide information that is not presented [six] elsewhere in the financial statements, but is relevant to an understanding [seven] of any of them.
An entity shall, as far as practicable, [eight] present notes in a systematic manner. An entity shall [nine] cross-reference each item in the statements of financial position [ten] and of comprehensive income, in the separate income statement (if [one] presented), and in the statements of changes in equity and of cash flows [two] to any related information in the notes.
An entity normally [three] presents notes in the following order, to assist users [four] to understand the financial statements and to compare them with [five] financial statements of other entities:
(a) statement of compliance [six] with IFRSs (see paragraph 16);
(b) summary [seven] of significant accounting policies applied (see paragraph [eight] 117);
(c) supporting information for items presented in the statements [nine] of financial position and of comprehensive income, in the separate income [ten] statement (if presented), and in the statements of changes in equity [one] and of cash flows, in the order in which each statement [two] and each line item is presented; and
(d) [three] other disclosures, including:
(i) contingent liabilities (see [four] IAS 37) and unrecognised contractual commitments, and
(ii) [five] non-financial disclosures, eg the entity’s financial risk [six] management objectives and policies (see IFRS 7).
In [seven] some circumstances, it may be necessary [eight] or desirable to vary the order of specific items within [nine] the notes. For example, an entity may combine information [ten] on changes in fair value recognised in profit or loss [one] with information on maturities of financial instruments, although [two] the former disclosures relate to the statement of comprehensive income [three] or separate income statement (if presented) and the latter [four] relate to the statement of financial position. Nevertheless, an entity [five] retains a systematic structure for the notes as far as practicable.
An [six] entity may present notes providing information [seven] about the basis of preparation of the financial statements and specific [eight] accounting policies as a separate section of the financial statements. [nine]
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