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Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians (Fees) Notice 2009

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) Notice 2009.
(2) This notice comes into force on 15 January 2010 and applies to fees payable in respect of applications relating to the period on and after 1 April 2010.
2. Fees The Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board sets the following fees, payable to the board, specified in the attached Schedule.
3. Tax The fee is inclusive of goods and services tax.
Schedule
Fees Payable
Application for an annual or interim practising certificate - dispensing optician $573.00
Application for an annual or interim practising certificate - all optometrist scopes $663.00
Application for an annual or interim practising certificate - dispensing optician - where the application is received by the board after 30 September in the APC year to which the application relates (includes new graduates) $378.00
Application for an annual or interim practising certificate - all optometrist scopes - where the application is received by the board after 30 September in the APC year to which the application relates (includes new graduates) $438.00
Application for an annual or interim practising certificate - for practitioners on the Registers of Optometrists or Dispensing Opticians holding a practising certificate in the year 1 April to 31 March who apply for a certificate for the following year after the expiration of their current practising certificate (after 31 March) and who are still practising after 31 March (in addition to APC fee) $100.00
Application for registration from an applicant who holds a prescribed qualification, including TTMR applications $360.00
Application for registration - where the practitioner is a New Zealand or Australian trained graduate registering in their first year of practice since graduating. $250.00
Maintenance of registration and communication for non-practising practitioners $100.00
Maintenance of registration and communication, and recording of continuing professional development credits, for non-practising practitioners $300.00
Application for change in scope of practice, where the application is received by the board within one year of the date the relevant qualification was conferred $150.00
Application for change in scope of practice, where the application is received by the board more than one year after the date the relevant qualification was conferred $360.00
Certificate of registration $30.00
Restoration of name to Register $100.00
Certificate of good standing $30.00
Copy of Register $30.00
Application for assessment by the CPD accreditation committee of an individual CPD dossier $200.00
Dated at Wellington this 3rd day of December 2009.
RACHAEL THORN, Registrar, Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board.