Pursuant to section 130 (1) of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003, the following notice is given.
N o t i c e
1. Title and commencement-This notice may be cited as the Nurses (Fees) Notice 2004 and shall come into force on
25 September 2004.
2. Fees-The Nursing Council of New Zealand ("the council") sets the following fees, payable to the council, specified in the Schedule to this notice.
3. Tax-The fees are inclusive of goods and services tax.
4. Revocation-This notice revokes those published in New Zealand Gazette, 17 June 2004, page 1768; New Zealand Gazette, 18 December 2003, page 4789; New Zealand Gazette, 30 May 2002, page 1524 and New Zealand Gazette,
1 November 2001, page 3715.
A. REGISTRATION FEES $
Application for registration as registered nurse or nurse assistant 30.00
Application for registration as nurse practitioner 400.00
Addition to Register 25.00
Processing fee for application for registration (overseas) 166.00
Processing fee for application for registration (under the Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition Act 1997) 60.00
Restoration of name to the Register following removal under Part 4 of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 280.00
B. ANNUAL PRACTISING CERTIFICATE (APC) OR INTERIM PRACTISING CERTIFICATE
Annual practising certificate 50.00
Quarterly annual practising certificate levy:
3 months 12.50
6 months 25.00
9 months 37.50
C. ISSUE OF COPY OF CERTIFICATE
Copy of registration or practising certificate 16.00
D. INFORMATION ON REGISTER
Supply of copy of Register entry 16.00
Inspection of the Register 16.00
Verification of New Zealand registration 34.00
Verification of education programme 34.00
E. EXAMINATION FEES
Registered nurse and nurse assistant 80.00
Mental health 50.00
Administration only - usual five-year programme 1,500.00
F. FEES FOR PRE-REGISTRATION PROGRAMMES
Accreditation of education institution 200.00
Full audit of programme 5,000.00
Accreditation of nurse assistant programme 1,000.00
Shortened audit of programme or approval of curriculum changes 2,000.00
Fees for late transcripts 200.00
G. FEES FOR POST-REGISTRATION PROGRAMMES
Accreditation of programme provider 200.00
Audit/recognition of competency programme 500.00
Audit/recognition of post-graduate nursing programme 1,700.00
Audit/recognition of nurse prescribing 2,400.00
Key to annotations
This fee is non refundable.
One fee may be charged when an audit includes simultaneous assessment and recognition/accreditation of the programme and/or provider.
Dated at Wellington this 24th day of August 2004.
MARION CLARK, Registrar, Nursing Council of New Zealand.