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 2008.
(2) This notice comes into force on 1 July 2008 and replaces the notice published in the New Zealand Gazette, 31 May 2007, No. 58, page 1520 (gs3572).
2. Fees—The Social Workers Registration Board sets the following fees and disciplinary levies, payable to the board, specified in the attached Schedule.
3. Tax—The fees are inclusive of goods and services tax.
Fees Payable $
Application for registration with a New Zealand qualification 450.00
Application for registration with an overseas qualification and practising in New Zealand 450.00
Re-processing of applications to 30 June 2009 360.00
Issue of practising certificate to 30 June 2009 360.00
Disciplinary levy to 30 June 2009 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
The fee set for the recognition of new social work programmes in New Zealand universities in the 2008/2009 financial year is as follows:
Fee Payable $
Fee for the desk audit and a single site visit
in New Zealand.
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 2009, 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 re-processing of a registration application during the year to 30 June 2009, 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.
Dated at Wellington this 30th day of May 2008.
SEAN MCKINLEY, Chief Executive/Registrar, Social Workers Registration Board.