The closing balance of pending legal issues and tax litigation provisions is presented on both row 210 of template F 01.02 and column 040 of template F 43.00. However the guidance reference differs between the two templates. Please confirm which set of guidance should be followed?
Validation rule v3459_i requires row 210 on template 01.02 (Provisions – Pending legal issues and tax litigation) to equal row 070 column 040 on template F 43.00 (Closing balance – Pending legal issues and tax litigation). However, on the face of the templates, the IFRS guidance referenced is inconsistent as follows: • TemplateF 01.02: “IAS 37.Appendix C. Examples 6 and 10” (i.e. only examples 6 and 10 applicable) • Template F 43.00: “IAS 37.App C.6-10” (i.e. examples 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 are applicable) Therefore, it is not known whether examples 7, 8 and 9 in the standard are applicable for these intersections, which must be identical per the validation.
The reference in Template 43.00 column 040 should be IAS 37.14 and IAS 37. 84 (a) while in Template F 01.2 for row 210 should be only IAS 37.14 (provisions).The templates will be corrected accordingly.