Pursuant to sections 130 to 133 of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003, the council gives notice that the following fees (G.S.T. included) are payable effective from 18 September 2004:
A. REGISTRATION FEES $
Request for registration advice 150.00 1
Application for registration 425.00 1,2
Application to change existing scope of practice or conditions 125.00 1,2,3
Assessment of training, qualifications and experience 6,200.00 1
For registration in a vocational scope of practice:
? Application for registration 425.00 1,3
? Assessment of documents by branch advisory body 200.00
? Interview with branch advisory body 1,700.00
B. ANNUAL PRACTISING CERTIFICATE (APC) OR INTERIM PRACTISING CERTIFICATE INCLUDING DISCIPLINARY LEVY 485.00 1,4,5
C. DISCIPLINARY LEVY - levy for 12 months 125.00 1
D. NEW ZEALAND REGISTRATION EXAMINATION (NZREX Clinical) 3,750.00
Application for an exemption from an approved English test, or for an extension of USMLE validity 125.00 1
Review of decisions 125.00 1
E. VOCATIONAL SCOPE OF PRACTICE/RECERTIFICATION
Branch advisory body application for recognition of new vocational scope of practice 7,500.00 1
Application for assessment of an individual recertification programme for a vocational scope of practice 1,600.00 1
F. CONTRIBUTION TO MENTORING COSTS (usual 18-month programme) 2,700.00 1,6
G. URINE SCREENING PROGRAMME
Usual five-year programme - including administration and the cost of tests 6,000.00 7
Administration only - usual five-year programme 1,500.00
H. CONTRIBUTION TO EDUCATIONAL SUPERVISION COSTS (usual 12-month programme) 4,020.00 1,6
I. REVIEW OF DECISIONS 125.00 1
J. CERTIFICATE SIGNED BY THE REGISTRAR
Certificate of registered information 40.00 1
Good standing (or copy) 40.00 1
Duplicate APC 40.00 1
Any other document certifying registration status or standing 40.00 1
Register for 12 months on disk or sent by email (updated monthly) 350.00 1
Register for 12 months downloaded from the council's web site 200.00 1
Register data requests - contact the council office for information 112.50 1,8
Key to annotations
1 Fee is not refundable.
2 Fee may be waived for some categories.
3 Those with Australasian postgraduate qualifications and holding registration within a general scope of practice will pay only for a change in existing scope.
4 Reduced fee payable if the medical practitioner is registered within a provisional or special purpose scope of practice where the appointment is for less than six months. If appointments are for longer than six months, the APC fee will be charged on a pro rata basis to bring medical practitioners on to their APC cycle.
5 Fee includes disciplinary levy $125.00 and may be charged on a pro rata basis to bring medical practitioners on to their APC cycle.
6 Fee will be adjusted for any specific requirements of the programme.
7 Fee is based on 54 tests over a five-year period. Additional test costs will be recovered and a $60.00 service fee will apply.
8 Fee is per hour but may be adjusted depending on the nature of the query. Any disbursements will be recovered at cost.
Dated at Wellington this 6th day of August 2004.
TANIA TURFREY, Registrar, Medical Council of New Zealand.