Notice Type
General Section
Notice Title

Amending a Notice—Physiotherapy Board (Fees) Notice 2018

Pursuant to section 132(1) of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 (“Act”), the Physiotherapy Board (“Board”) amends the fees prescribed by the Board pursuant to section 130 of the Act.

1. Commencement

This notice comes into force on 1 April 2020.

2. Amendment

This notice amends the notice titled Physiotherapy Board (Fees) Notice 2018 published in the New Zealand Gazette, 15 January 2018, Notice No. 2018-gs138 as follows:

Replace the heading “Application for registration within the Specialist Scope of Practice: Physiotherapist:” and the text under that heading with:

  “Application for registration within the Scope of Practice: Physiotherapy Specialist:  

Assessment part 1 (portfolio assessment)



Assessment part 2 (panel assessment)


After the paragraph in the Schedule headed “Re-accreditation fees:” insert:

Monitoring fees

The fees payable by an educational institution accredited by the Board to provide any 1 or more qualifications prescribed by the Board under section 12 of the Act for the monitoring of such educational institution and its degrees, courses of studies, or programmes relating to physiotherapy (“accredited programmes”) will be an amount sufficient to reimburse the Board for all costs and expenses actually and reasonably incurred for the purpose of monitoring such educational institution and its accredited programmes including, without limitation, the cost and expenses of evaluating or reviewing:

    1. compliance by the educational institution with any condition of accreditation applying to such educational institution;
    2. any ‘major change’ to any accredited programme or to the educational institution that provides an accredited programme.

A ‘major change’ is any significant variation to the content or delivery of an accredited programme or to the practices, policy, structure or governance of an academic unit or an educational institution that could impact on the outcomes of an accredited programme.

Such costs and expenses may include, without limitation:

    1. professional fees of monitoring service providers;
    2. travel, accommodation, and travel-related costs incurred by monitoring service providers in connection with site visits;
    3. administration expenses for teleconference meetings, printing, postage, and communications.”

Dated at Wellington this 27th day of February 2020.

ROSS JOHNSTON, Registrar, Physiotherapy Board.