The following two issues relate to Spiko Co’s mining activities:
Issue 1: Spiko Co began operating a new mine in January 20X3 under a five-year government licence which required Spiko Co to landscape the area after mining ceased at an estimated cost of $100,000.
Issue 2: During 20X4, Spiko Co’s mining activities caused environmental pollution on an adjoining piece of government land. There is no legislation which requires Spiko Co to rectify this damage, however, Spiko Co does have a published environmental policy which includes assurances that it will do so. The estimated cost of the rectification is $1,000,000.
In accordance with IAS 37 Provisions, Contingent Liabilities and Contingent Assets, which of the following statements is correct in respect of Spiko Co’s financial statements for the year ended 31 December 20X4?