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Midwifery (Fees) Notice 2009

Pursuant to Part 6, 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—(1) This notice may be cited as the Midwifery (Fees) Notice 2009.
(2) This notice comes into force on 6 February 2009 and applies to fees for the year from 1 April 2009 to 31 March 2010.
2. Fee—The Midwifery Council sets the following fees, payable to the council, specified in the attached Schedule.
3. Tax—The fees are inclusive of goods and services tax.
4. Revocation—This notice revokes all previous Midwifery (Fees) Notices from 1 April 2009.
5. No refund—Fees are not refundable when an application is declined.
Schedule
Fees Payable $
REGISTRATION
1. Application for entry to the Register by a New Zealand graduate 330.00
2. Application for entry to the Register by midwives registered in an overseas jurisdiction (not applicable to applicants applying pursuant to the Trans Tasman Mutual Recognitions Act 1997) 1,000.00
3. Application for entry to the Register by midwives pursuant to the Trans Tasman Mutual Recognition Act 1997 660.00
4. Application for change of conditions on Midwifery Scope of Practice 100.00
PRACTISING CERTIFICATES
5. Application for first practising certificate by a New Zealand graduate applying in the same practising year as, or the practising year which follows, entry to the Register:
For period from 1 April to following 31 March inclusive 280.00
For period from 1 July to following 31 March inclusive 210.00
For period from 1 October to following 31 March inclusive 140.00
For period from 1 January to following 31 March inclusive 70.00
6. Application by a New Zealand graduate for a practising certificate where the previous practising certificate was issued:
– immediately after entry to the Register; and
– for the immediately preceding period of 1 January to 31 March 280.00
7. Application for all other practising certificates:
For period from 1 April to following 31 March inclusive 400.00
For period from 1 July to following 31 March inclusive 300.00
For period from 1 October to following 31 March inclusive 200.00
For period from 1 January to following 31 March inclusive 100.00
DISCIPLINARY LEVY
8. Levy for 12 months and payable in addition to fee for practising certificate 0.00
PROCESSING AND MONITORING
9. Processing and monitoring fee payable in conjunction with application for a practising certificate by a registered midwife where the applicant has not held a midwifery practising certificate within the three years immediately preceding the date of application or has not lawfully practised midwifery within the three
years immediately preceding the date of application 200.00
10. Processing and monitoring fee to be paid in conjunction with the first application for a practising certificate
by an overseas qualified midwife or a midwife who has registered pursuant to the Trans Tasman Mutual Recognition Act 1997 150.00
11. Processing and monitoring fee payable in conjunction with application for a practising certificate by a registered midwife where the applicant has conditions on his/her scope of practice 150.00
EXAMINATIONS
12. Application to sit the National Midwifery Examination in New Zealand 245.00
13. Application to re-sit the National Midwifery Examination in New Zealand 245.00
14. Application to sit the National Midwifery Examination in any location in New Zealand other than the locations specified by the Midwifery Council in Auckland, Hamilton, Palmerston North, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin (fee is plus disbursements at cost) 115.00
15. Application for re-consideration of National Midwifery Examination script and result 200.00
16. Application to sit the National Midwifery Examination in an overseas location (fee is plus disbursements at cost) 245.00
AUDIT/MONITORING OF UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMME
17. Full audit/monitoring of undergraduate programme, cost recovery up to 10,000.00
18. Approval and accreditation of educational institution and pre-registration midwifery programme, cost recovery up to 28,125.00
CERTIFICATES
19. Fee for issue of certificate of standing or supply of documents required by midwife seeking registration in overseas jurisdiction 100.00
20. Fee for replacement practising certificate 25.00
21. Fee for issue of any other certificate or copy of any certificate 70.00
22. Fee for copy of the Register 50.00
COMMUNICATION FEE
23. Communication fee for registered midwives not holding a current practising certificate to receive all communications sent by the Midwifery Council to registered midwives holding a current practising certificate 20.00
Dated at Wellington this 17th day of December 2008.
SUSAN YORKE, Registrar, Midwifery Council.