Part 3 Occupations

14 Equivalent occupation

(1)

For the purposes of this Act, and subject to subsection (2), an occupation for which individuals may be registered in an Australian jurisdiction is taken to be an equivalent occupation to an occupation for which individuals may be registered in New Zealand if the activities authorised to be carried out under each registration are substantially the same.

(2)

Subsection (1) is subject to—

(a)

the fact that equivalence of occupations between New Zealand and an Australian jurisdiction may be achieved by the imposition of conditions on deemed registration or registration; and

(b)

any declaration made and in force under section 30 or section 31.

Compare: Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition Bill 1996 cls 28, 29(1) (Aust)