Rule 3

28h September 2001


BHP Billiton Limited-daily buy back notice


Please find attached a copy of the daily buy back notice filed by BHP Billiton Limited with the Australian Stock Exchange for the information of your local market.




R V Taylor - Assistant Company Secretary

Rule 3.8A

Appendix 3E

Daily share buy-back notice

(except minimum holding buy-back and

selective buy-back)

Information and documents given to ASX become ASX's property and may be made public.

Introduced 1/9/99. Origin: rule 3.6, Appendix 7C.


Name of entity ACN or ARBN

BHP Billiton Limited


49 004 028 077

We (the entity) give ASX the following information.



Information about buy-back


Type of buy-back





Date Appendix 3C was given to ASX


The last appendix 3D was given to the ASX on 13/6/01


Total of all shares bought back, or in relation to which acceptances have been received, before, and on, previous day


Before previous day

Previous day



Number of shares bought back or if buy-back is an equal access scheme, in relation to which acceptances have been received

4 084 622

50 000



Total consideration paid or payable for the shares

$36 091 751.85

$423 600.00





Before previous day

Previous day



If buy-back is an on-market buy-back

highest price paid: $9.18

date: 14/9/01

lowest price paid: $7.87

date: 21/9/01

highest price paid: $8.49


lowest price paid: $8.46

highest price allowed under rule 7.33: $8.72

Participation by directors


If buy-back is an on-market buy-back - name of each director and related party of a director from whom the company bought back shares on the previous day, the number of shares which the company bought back from each named director or related party, and the consideration payable for those shares






How many shares may still be bought back?


If the company has disclosed an intention to buy back a maximum number of shares - the remaining number of shares to be bought back

181 865 378


Compliance statement

1. The company is in compliance with all Corporations Law requirements relevant to this buy-back.

2.. There is no information that the listing rules require to be disclosed that has not already been disclosed, or is not contained in, or attached to, this form.




Sign here: Date : 28 September 2001

(Company Secretary)




Print name: Karen Wood

BHP Billiton Limited ABN 49 004 028  077
Registered in Australia
Registered Office: 600 Bourke Street Melbourne Victoria 3000
Telephone +61 3 9609 3333 Facsimile +61 3 9609 3015

BHP Billiton Plc Registration number 3196209
Registered in England and Wales
Registered Office: 1-3 Strand London WC2N 5HA United Kingdom
Telephone +44 20 7747 3800 Facsimile +44 20 7747 3900

The BHP Billiton Group is headquartered in Australia