Amending Agreement

Minter Ellison | Ref: JP:MAL 20-5480658 Amending Agreement | Page 2

 

Exhibit 99.5
 
Amending Deed
relating to Option Deed
 
Coeur d’Alene Mines Corporation
Promin Mining Services Pty Ltd
     
 
  (MINTERELLISON LOGO)
 
   
 
  AURORA PLACE, 88 PHILLIP STREET, SYDNEY NSW 2000, DX 117 SYDNEY
 
  TEL: +61 2 9921 8888 FAX: +61 2 9921 8123
 
  www.minterellison.com

 


 

Amending Agreement
relating to Option Deed
             
Details     3  
 
           
Agreed terms     4  
 
           
1.
  Defined terms & interpretation     4  
1.1
  Defined terms     4  
1.2
  Interpretation     4  
 
           
2.
  Amendments     4  
2.1
  Amendments to Option Deed     4  
2.2
  Single document     4  
2.3
  Confirmation and acknowledgment     4  
 
           
3.
  General     4  
3.1
  Governing law and jurisdiction     4  
3.2
  Confidentiality     4  
3.3
  Counterparts     4  
 
           
Signing page     5  
     
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Details
     
Date
  23 October 2007
 
   
Parties
   
 
   
Name
  Coeur d’Alene Mines Corporation
Short form name
  Coeur
Incorporated
  Idaho, USA
Notice details
  505 Front Avenue
 
  Coeur d’Alene
 
  Idaho 83814
 
  USA
 
  Facsimile: +1 208 667 2213
 
  Attention: Company Secretary
 
   
Name
  Promin Mining Services Pty Ltd
Short form name
  Promin
ACN
  000 162 747
Notice details
  30 Thompson St
 
  Mosman NSW 2088
 
  Facsimile: +61 2 9969 6255
 
  Attention: Kenneth M Phillips
Background
A            The parties entered into the Option Deed on 3 May 2007 which was amended by a letter agreement dated 24 September 2007.
 
B            The parties wish to amend the Option Deed as set out in this document.
     
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Agreed terms
1.   Defined terms & interpretation
 
1.1   Defined terms
 
    Capitalised terms used in this agreement and not otherwise defined have the meanings given to them in the Option Deed.
 
1.2   Interpretation
 
    Clauses 1.4 and 1.5 of the Option Deed apply to this document as if set out in full in this clause 1.2.
 
2.   Amendments
 
2.1   Amendments to Option Deed
 
    The parties agree that the Option Deed is amended as follows:
  (a)   In clause 1.2 in the definition of ‘Exercise Period’, the words ‘the date 6 months after the date of this deed’ are replaced with ‘7 December 2007’ and the words ‘the date six months from the date of this deed’ are replaced with ‘7 December 2007’.
 
  (b)   In clause 1.2 in the definition of ‘Expiry Date’, the words ‘the date 7 months from the date of this deed’ are replaced with ‘24 December 2007’.
2.2   Single document
 
    The Option Deed as amended by this document is to be read as a single integrated document incorporating the amendments effected by this document.
 
2.3   Confirmation and acknowledgment
 
    Each party confirms that the Option Deed, as amended by clause 2.1, remains in full force and effect.
 
3.   General
 
3.1   Governing law and jurisdiction
 
    This agreement is governed by the law of New South Wales, Australia and each party irrevocably and unconditionally submits to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales, Australia.
 
3.2   Confidentiality
 
    Clause 9 of the Option Deed applies to this document as if set out in full in this clause 3.2.
 
3.3   Counterparts
 
    This document may be executed in counterparts. All executed counterparts constitute one agreement.
     
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Signing page
EXECUTED as an agreement.
Signed for Coeur d’Alene Mines
Corporation
by
             
 
      /s/ Dennis Wheeler   ¬
 
           
 
      Signature of officer    
 
           
/s/ Joseph Matthews
  ¬   Dennis Wheeler    
 
           
Signature of witness
      Name of officer (print)    
 
Joseph Matthews
      Chief Executive Officer    
 
           
Name of witness (print)
      Office held    
 
           
The common seal of Promin Mining Services Pty Limited is fixed to this document in accordance with its constitution in the presence of
           
 
/s/ Kenneth Phillips
  ¬   /s/ Pauline Phillips   ¬
 
           
Signature of director
      Signature of director/company secretary    
 
      (Please delete as applicable)    
 
           
Kenneth Phillips
      Pauline Phillips    
 
           
Name of director (print)
      Name of director/company secretary (print)    
     
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