9. An entity may elect to measure an item of property, plant and equipment at the date of transition to IFRSs at its fair value and use that fair value as its deemed cost at that date.
10. A first-time adopter may elect to use a previous GAAP revaluation of an item of property, plant and equipment at, or before, the date of transition to IFRSs as deemed cost at the date of the revaluation, if the revaluation was, at the date of the revaluation, broadly comparable to:
a) Fair value; or
b) Cost or depreciated cost in accordance with IFRSs, adjusted to reflect, for example, changes in a general or specific price index.
11. The elections in paragraphs 9 and 10 are also available for:
a) Investment property, if an entity elects to use the cost model in IAS 40 Investment Property and
b) Intangible assets that meet:
i. The recognition criteria in IAS 38 (including reliable measurement of original cost); and
ii. The criteria in IAS 38 for revaluation (including the existence of an active market).
An entity shall not use these elections for other assets or for liabilities.
12. A first-time adopter may have established a deemed cost in accordance with previous GAAP for some or all of its assets and liabilities by measuring them at their fair value at one particular date because of an event such as a privatization or initial public offering. It may use such event-driven fair value