BOSTON - Mutual fund directors will be among the executives on call New Year's weekend as the fund industry readies itself for possible computer troubles associated with the date change to the year 2000.

Fund companies and their lawyers now are lining up directors in the event there are problems pricing securities in a fund's portfolio around Jan.1, according to fund executives, consultants and lawyers. Directors will be on call in case funds are forced to make changes in their securities pricing procedures or make special pricing decisions because of Y2K problems, lawyers and consultants said.

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