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|On 23rd July, 2001 an immediate report was issued by the Company|
concerning the application of Mr. Yossef Barazani to the Supreme Court
for an additional hearing on the composition of the panel of justices
in his appeal against the dismissal of a class action which he filed
against the Company, in respect of misleading advertising [a detailed
description of the proceeding appears in Note 20(A)(1) to the
financial statements of the Company as at 31st December, 2001].
Further to that immediate report, an immediate report is hereby
submitted that according to the website of the Supreme Court, a ruling
of the Supreme Court was handed down on 29th September, 2002, allowing
an additional hearing of the appeal before a panel of seven justices.
The ruling also states that the panel before which the additional
hearing will take place, will also be required, as necessary, to hear
the application to join the proceeding which was filed on behalf of
the Israeli Consumer Council.
The Company is unable, at this stage, to estimate the outcome of the