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Cautionary Statement and Legal Notices

This constitutes the annual report of Vodafone Group Plc (the ‘Company’) for the year ended 31 March 2009 and is dated 19 May 2009. The content of the Group’s website ( should not be considered to form part of this annual report or the Company’s annual report on Form 20-F.

In the discussion of the Group’s reported financial position, operating results and cash flow for the year ended 31 March 2009, information is presented to provide readers with additional financial information that is regularly reviewed by management. However, this additional information presented is not uniformly defined by all companies, including those in the Group’s industry. Accordingly, it may not be comparable with similarly titled measures and disclosures by other companies. Additionally, certain information presented is derived from amounts calculated in accordance with IFRS but is not itself an expressly permitted GAAP measure. Such non-GAAP measures should not be viewed in isolation or as an alternative to the equivalent GAAP measure. For further information see “Non-GAAP information” and “Definition of terms”.

The terms “Vodafone”, the “Group”, “we”, “our” and “us” refer to the Company and, as applicable, its subsidiary undertakings and/or its interests in joint ventures and associated undertakings.

This document contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the US Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 with respect to the Group’s financial condition, results of operations and business management and strategy, plans and objectives for the Group. For further details, please see “Forward-looking statements” and “Principal risk factors and uncertainties” for a discussion of the risks associated with these statements.

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No material on Vodafone's website other than what is contained in this online Annual Report shall be deemed to form part of the Annual Report. Hyperlinks to third party websites do not form part of this annual report and we take no responsibility for the content of such websites.

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