Definitions Of Financial Reporting of Interests in Joint Ventures :
For the purpose of this Standard, the following terms are used with the meanings specified:
A joint venture is a contractual arrangement whereby two or more parties undertake an economic activity, which is subject to joint control.
Joint control is the contractually agreed sharing of control over an economic activity.
Control is the power to govern the financial and operating policies of an economic activity so as to obtain benefits from it.
A venturer is a party to a joint venture and has joint control over that joint venture.
An investor in a joint venture is a party to a joint venture and does not have joint control over that joint venture.
Proportionate consolidation is a method of accounting and reporting whereby a venturer’s share of each of the assets, liabilities, income and expenses of a jointly controlled entity is reported as separate line items in the venturer’s financial statements.