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Accounting Policies of Max Alert Systems Ltd. Company

Mar 31, 2012

1. Basis of Preparation of Financial Statements

The Restated Financial Statements have been prepared under Historical Cost conventions and on accrual basis in accordance with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (''GAAP'') applicable in India, Companies (Accounting Standard) Rules, 2006 notified by Ministry of Company Affairs and Accounting Standards issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India as applicable and relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 1956, as adopted consistently by the Company.

2. Use of Estimates

The preparation of Financial Statements in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles requires estimates and assumptions to be made, that affects the reported amounts of assets and liabilities on the date of the Financial Statements and the reported amounts of revenue and expenses during the reporting period. Differences between the actual results and estimates are recognized in the period in which the results are known / materialized.

3. Fixed Assets

a) Fixed Assets are capitalized at cost inclusive of erection expenses & other incidental expenses in connection with the acquisition of assets, net of VAT, if any, less accumulated depreciation. Financing costs relating to acquisition of fixed assets are also included to the extent they relate to the period till such assets are ready to be put to use.

b) Fixed assets acquired under Hire Purchase are shown at their principal cost excluding the interest cost.

4. Depreciation / Amortization

Depreciation on fixed assets is provided on Written Down Value method (WDV) at the rates and in the manner prescribed in Schedule XIV to the Companies Act, 1956. In respect of additions made or asset sold / discarded during the year pro-rata depreciation has been provided.

5. Inventories

Traded goods are valued at cost, determined on FIFO basis. Cost includes, purchase price and freight and taxes (other than those subsequently recoverable from the taxing authorities), duties and all incidental expenses directly attributable to the purchases including costs incurred in bringing the material to its present location and condition.

6. Revenue Recognition

Revenue from sales transactions is recognized as and when the property in goods is sold /transferred to the buyer for a definite consideration. Other Income has been recognized on the basis of Accounting Standard - 9 (Revenue Recognition) notified by the Companies (Accounting Standards) Rules, 2006.

7. Investment

Investments that are readily realizable and intended to be held for not more than a year are classified as "Current Investments''. All other Investments are classified as Long Term Investments. Current Investments are carried at lower of cost or Market / Fair Value determined on an individual investment basis. Long Term investments are valued at cost. Provision for diminution in the value of long-term investment is made only if such decline is other than temporary in nature.

8. Borrowing Costs

Borrowing costs that are attributable to the acquisition or construction of qualifying assets are capitalized as part of the cost of such assets. A qualifying asset is one that takes necessarily substantial period of time to get ready for its intended use. All other borrowing costs are charged to revenue.

9. Employee Benefits

Employee benefit plans comprise both defined benefit and defined contribution plans.

- Provident fund is a defined contribution plan. Each eligible employee and the Company make equal contributions at a percentage of the basic salary specified under the Employees'' Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952. The Company has no further obligations under the plan beyond its periodic contributions.

10. Taxation

Tax expenses for the year comprise of current tax and deferred tax. Current tax is measured after taking into consideration the deductions and exemptions admissible under the provision of Income Tax Act, 1961.

Deferred Tax assets or liabilities are recognized for further tax consequence attributable to timing difference between taxable income and accounting income that are measured at relevant enacted tax rates and in accordance with Accounting Standard 22 on ''Accounting for Taxes on Income", issued by ICAI. At each Balance Sheet date the Company reassesses unrecognized deferred tax assets, to the extent they become reasonably certain or virtually certain of realization, as the case may be.

11. Leases Finance Lease

Leases which effectively transfer to the Company all risks and benefits incidental to ownership of the leased item are classified as Finance Lease. Lease rentals are capitalized at the lower of the fair value and present value of the minimum lease payments at the inception of the lease term and disclosed as leased assets. Lease payments are apportioned between the finance charges and reduction of the lease liability based on the implicit rate of return.

Operating Lease

Lease where the lesser effectively retains substantially all risks and benefits of the asset are classified as Operating lease. Operating lease payments are recognized as an expense in the Profit & Loss account on a Straight Line Basis over the Lease term.

12. Impairment of Assets

As on Balance Sheet date, the Company reviews the carrying amount of Fixed Assets to determine whether there are any indications that those assets have suffered "Impairment Loss". Impairment loss, if any, is provided to the extent, the carrying amount of assets exceeds their recoverable amount. Recoverable amount is higher of an asset s net selling price and its value in use. Value in use is the present value of estimated future cash flows expected to arise from continuing use of an asset and from its disposal at the end of its useful life.

13. Foreign Exchange Transactions

i) Transactions in Foreign currency are recorded at the rate of exchange prevailing on the date of the respective transactions.

ii) Year-end balance of monitory assets and liabilities are translated at the yearend rates. Exchange differences arising on restatement or settlement are charged to Profit and Loss Account.

14. Earnings per Share

In determining the Earnings Per share, the company considers the net profit after tax which includes any post tax effect of any extraordinary / exceptional item. The number of shares used in computing basic earnings per share is the weighted average number of shares outstanding during the period.

The number of shares used in computing Diluted earnings per share comprises the weighted average number of shares considered for computing Basic Earnings per share and also the weighted number of equity shares that would have been issued on conversion of all potentially dilutive shares.

In the event of issue of bonus shares, or share split the number of equity shares outstanding is increased without an increase in the resources. The number of Equity shares outstanding before the event is adjusted for the proportionate change in the number of equity shares outstanding as if the event had occurred at the beginning of the earliest period reported.

15. Contingent Liabilities& Provisions

Provisions are recognized only when there is a present obligation as a result of past events and when a reliable estimate of the amount of obligation can be made.

Contingent Liability is disclosed for

a) Possible obligation which will be confirmed only by future events not wholly within the control of the Company or

b) Present obligations arising from the past events where it is not probable that an outflow of resources will be required to settle the obligation or a reliable estimate of the amount of the obligation cannot be made.

c) Contingent Assets are not recognized in the financial statements since this may result in the recognition of income that may never be realized.

d) Counter guarantee in respect of bank guarantee issued by banks on behalf of company : Amount outstanding as on 31/03/2012 Rs. 1, 33,12,631 / - (P.Y. 1,71,29,916/-)

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