Daunt agrees in principle with the code, but he says some provisions of the code do not apply to Aldi's business model and other provisions could push up compliance costs and prices.
Daunt still sees scope for 500 to 600 stores, in line with Aldi's original long-term targets for Australia.
Also under discussion is what the future role of the chief executive should be when a full-time replacement for Ms Daunt
is recruited next year.
Mr Daunt moved to Birmingham, from Cork, Ireland, in 1942 and worked in labouring jobs before he began a 40-year career at Dunlop.
Mrs Daunt said: "A lot of people are too quick to give up on marriage now.
Ms Daunt is recognised as a leading player in all aspects of commercial property transactions and has experience of property acquisition, investment and development on behalf of both UK and international clients.
Ms Daunt is a well-known figure in the Midlands property market and is a board member of Birmingham Forward.
is founder of independent chain Daunt
Books, which has shops in swish parts of London.
Call Mike Daunt on 01264 731 365 or email Daunt@ flexnet.
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Mr Daunt needed life-saving surgery to remove a blood clot from his brain.
He said: "Mr Daunt is very fortunate to be alive his only transgression was that he had too much to drink.
Daunt, a useful front-running handicapper on the Flat for John Gosden, was sent off odds-on for a maiden hurdle.
Daunt was headed at the fifth and went out like a match in a hurricane, finishing tailed off behind Mid Day Chaser.
Saxtons and Daunts
were put on the market in November, following the sale of a third BWG wholesaler T&A Symonds back to the Symonds family.