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Social Workers Registration Board (Fees and Disciplinary Levy) Notice 2009

Pursuant to sections 108 and 109 of the Social Workers Registration 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 Social Workers Registration Board (Fees and Disciplinary Levy) Notice 2009.
(2) This notice comes into force on 1 November 2009 and replaces the notice published in the New Zealand Gazette, 2 July 2009, No. 97, page 2207.
2. Fees—The Social Workers Registration Board sets the following fees and disciplinary levies, payable to the board, specified in the attached Schedules.
3. Tax—The fees are inclusive of goods and services tax.
Schedule One
Fees Payable $
Application for registration with a New Zealand qualification 360.00
Application for registration with an overseas qualification and practising in New Zealand 360.00
Application for Competence Assessment 250.00
Application for Competence Assessment Recertification 150.00
Reprocessing of applications to 30 June 2010 360.00
Issue of practising certificate to 30 June 2010 360.00
Disciplinary levy to 30 June 2010 90.00
Applications for copies of certificates or entries, or for supplying documents for overseas registration purposes 45.00
Non-binding overseas application assessments 100.00
Replacement practising certificate identification cards 20.00
Schedule Two
The fee set for the Recognition of New Social Work Programmes in New Zealand Universities in the 2009/2010 financial year are as follows:
Fee Payable $
Fee for the desk audit and a single site visit in New Zealand. A fee of up to $15,000.00 (plus GST) based on full cost recovery will normally be charged for the programme recognition process at a single site in New Zealand. Up to 15,000.00
Additional visits may be required if the programme is delivered at more than one site. Actual and reasonable costs will be charged for any additional site visits or concurrent programme approvals.
Exemptions
Applicants who apply for registration during the year to 30 June 2010 will be exempt in that year from fees for the issue of a practising certificate but will be required to meet the costs of the disciplinary levy at the time of registration.
Applicants who apply for reprocessing of a registration application during the year to 30 June 2010 will be exempt in that year from fees for the issue of a practising certificate but will be required to meet the costs of the disciplinary levy at the time of registration.
Further enquiries by post to Social Workers Registration Board, PO Box 10150, The Terrace, Wellington 6143.
Dated at Wellington this 1st day of November 2009.
SEAN MCKINLEY, Chief Executive/Registrar, Social Workers Registration Board.