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Social Workers Registration Board (Fees and Disciplinary Levy) Notice 2010

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 2010.
(2) This notice comes into force on 1 July 2010 and replaces the notice published in the New Zealand Gazette, 5 November 2009, No. 161, page 3904.
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
From 1/7/2010 to 30/9/2010 From 1/10/2010
$ $
Application for registration with a New Zealand qualification 360.00 368.00
Application for registration with an overseas qualification and practising in New Zealand 360.00 368.00
Re-processing of applications to 30 June 2011 360.00 368.00
Issue of practising certificate to 30 June 2011 360.00 368.00
Competence assessment (full) 250.00 255.55
Competence assessment (recertification) 150.00 153.32
Disciplinary levy to 30 June 2011 00.00 00.00
Applications for copies of certificates or entries, or for supplying documents for overseas registration purposes 45.00 46.00
Non binding overseas application assessments 150.00 150.00
Replacement practising certificate identification cards 46.00 46.00
Schedule Two
The fees set for the Recognition of New Social Work Programmes in New Zealand Universities in the 2010/2011 financial year are as follows:
Fees Payable $
Fee for the desk audit and a single site visit in New Zealand.
A fee of up to $15,000 (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
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.
Applicants who apply for registration during the year to 30 June 2011 will be exempt in that year from fees for the issue of a practising certificate.
Further enquiries by post to Social Workers Registration Board, PO Box 10150, The Terrace, Wellington 6143.
Dated at Wellington this 1st day of June 2010.
SEAN MCKINLEY, Chief Executive/Registrar, Social Workers Registration Board.