2.3 RESPONSIBILITIES OF BIDDERS AND THE TARGET

(a) Before a potential Bidder approaches the board of the Target, the potential Bidder is responsible for making any announcement required under Paragraph 2.2.
(b) When an obligation to make a mandatory offer under Paragraph 9.1 is incurred, the Bidder is responsible for making the announcement required under Paragraph 2.2(b). See also Paragraph 7.1.
(c) Following an approach to the board of the Target, the Target is responsible for making any announcement required under Paragraph 2.2, except for an announcement required under Paragraph 2.2(b) or, where a purchaser is being sought for an interest in shares carrying 30% or more of the voting rights of a company without the involvement of the board of the Target, Paragraph 2.2(f) (in which case responsibility will rest with the potential seller of the interest).
(d) A potential Bidder must not attempt to prevent the board of a Target from making an announcement relating to a possible offer, or publicly identifying the potential Bidder, at any time the board considers appropriate.