I do hereby certify and represent that:
1. I am the duly elected Secretary of deCODE genetics, Inc., a Delaware corporation.
2. Pursuant to Rule 306(a) of Regulation S-T, the following exhibit 10.37 to deCODE genetics, Inc.'s Annual
Report on Form 10-K is a fair and accurate English translation of a document prepared in the Icelandic language.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have signed this Officer's Certificate in my capacity as Secretary of deCODE
genetics, Inc. on this 21 day of March, 2002.
Address Coding Guide 1.633.501
Unique Property Reference 189552
THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF REYKJAVIK
MAKES KNOWN: Pursuant to a decision of the Municipal Executive Board on 3 October 2000
ISLENSK ERFOAGREINING EHF., STATE REG. NO. 691295-3549, LYNGHALS 1, REYKJAVIK
is the lessee of the site Sturlugata No. 8, described in Article 1 below with the following conditions:
1. The area covered by the site STURLUGATA NO. 8, in the City of Reykjavik is 18,271 M(2). Its shape and
situation is shown in the attached plan of the Survey Department dated 21 December 2001, which is an integral
part of this Agreement. Regarding the site, implementations and activities thereon, as well as the right of first
refusal/purchase right of the University of Iceland, the Agreement between the University of Iceland, Islensk
erfoagreining ehf. and the City of Reykjavik, dated 15 February, shall apply. Furthermore, the land use plan,
approved by the Municipal Executive Board on 1 August 2000, shall apply to the site as well as general
allocation terms issued by the Reykjavik Chief Municipal Engineer in November 1999, as applicable. The City of
Reykjavik will use 50% of the selling price of the building rights of the site, excluding the basement, in support of
the University of Iceland. Utilities charges for sewer systems shall be paid on demand.
The site is subject to the following encumbrances:
1.1 The University of Iceland holds the unconditional right of first refusal