Pursuant to sections 130 (1) and 131 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 Nurses (Fees) Notice 2006.
(2) The fees under A, B, C and D come into force from 1 October 2006 and the fees under E and F come into force from
1 January 2007.
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 the New Zealand Gazette, 30 September 2004, No. 127, page 3128 and the New Zealand Gazette, 21 October 2004, No. 134, page 3321.
A. REGISTRATION FEES $
Registration as registered nurse or nurse assistant (NZ applicant) 40.00
Application for registration as nurse practitioner 500.00
Registration as registered nurse or nurse assistant (overseas applicant) 50.00
Processing fee for application for registration (overseas) 400.00 ¹
Processing fee for application for registration (under the Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition Act 1997) 230.00 ¹
Restoration of name to the Register following removal under Part 4 of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 or Part IV of the Nurses Act 1977 320.00 ¹
Additions to Register (including authorisations) 30.00
Application for change of condition in scope of practice 75.00
B. PRACTISING CERTIFICATE (including interim practising certificate)
12 months 66.00
3 months or any part, thereof 16.50
6 months 33.00
9 months 49.50
C. DISCIPLINARY LEVY on all nurses who hold a practising certificate (payment required with fee for practising certificate)
12 months 30.00
3 months or any part, thereof 7.50
6 months 15.00
9 months 22.50
D. PROVISION OF INFORMATION ON REGISTER
Supply of copy of Register entry 40.00
Inspection of the Register 40.00
Verification of New Zealand registration 60.00
Verification of education programme 60.00
Issue of copy of registration or practising certificate 40.00
E. EXAMINATION FEES
Registered nurse and nurse assistant 140.00
Mental health 50.00
Fees for late transcripts 100.00
Analysis of failed examination 17.00
F. FEES FOR EDUCATION PROGRAMMES ²
Accreditation of education institution/programme provider 5,000.00
Full monitoring audit of pre-registration programme 7,500.00
Shortened monitoring audit of programme 3,000.00
Accreditation or monitoring audit of nurse assistant programme 1,500.00
Accreditation of post-registration nursing programme 4,000.00
Monitoring audit of post registration nursing programme 3,000.00
Recognition or monitoring audit of competence assessment programme 1,000.00
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¹ This fee is non refundable.
² One fee may be charged when an audit includes simultaneous assessment and recognition/accreditation of the programme and/or provider.
Dated at Wellington this 9th day of May 2006.
BARRY AYLING, Acting Registrar, Nursing Council of New Zealand.