Pursuant to section 130 of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003, the following notice is given.
N o t i c e
1. Title and commencement—(1) This notice may be cited as the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians (Fees) Amendment Notice 2005.
(2) This notice comes into force on 1 April 2006.
2. Fees—The Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board sets the following fees payable to the board specified in attached Schedule.
3. Tax—The fees are inclusive of goods and services tax.
Fees Payable $
Application for registration:
For New Zealand and Australia trained optometrists and dispensing opticians 230.00
Under the Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition Act 1997 230.00
For overseas trained optometrists and dispensing opticians 550.00
Annual practising certificate (for maintaining registration and communication fee, and for the recording of continuing professional development) for practitioners who are practising 560.00
Annual practising certificate fee for new graduates (from New Zealand and Australia registering in their first year of practice) 350.00
Re-issue of an annual practising certificate to remove conditions within the current annual practising certificate year 58.00
Practising certificate fee for practitioners on the Registers of Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians holding a practising certificate in the year 1 April to 31 March who purchase a certificate for the following year after the expiration of their current practising certificate (after 1 April) and who are still practicing after 1 April 660.00
Maintaining registration and communication fee for practitioners who are non-practising 100.00
Maintaining registration and communication fee, and recording of continuing professional development for practitioners who are non-practising 300.00
Change of scope application 115.00
Certificate of registration 30.00
Restoration of name to Register 55.00
Certificate of good standing 30.00
Copy of Register 30.00
Dated at Wellington this 18th day of October 2005.
DENISE NELSON, Registrar, Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board.