ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES AND DEFINITIONS
For the group, the interim report has been prepared in accordance with IAS 34 and the Swedish Annual Accounts Act, and for the parent company in accordance with the Swedish Annual Accounts Act and the Swedish Financial Reporting Board recommendation RFR 2 Reporting for legal entities and its statements (December 2010).
New and amended IFRS standards and IFRIC interpretations
The new or amended IFRS standards and IFRIC interpretations, which became effective January 1, 2011, have had no material effect on the consolidated financial statements.
In all other respects, Tele2 has presented its interim report in accordance with the accounting principles and calculation methods used in the 2010 Annual Report. Definitions are found in the 2010 Annual Report.