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Tycho
28-11-2014, 07:36 PM
Been reading up on the Refrigerant handling license for Australia again, and unless I am reading this completely wrong, I could have my RHL approved by a dentist??


Who Can Certify Qualifications for Refrigerant Handling Licence applications?

*A person who is currently licensed or registered under a law to practice in one of the following
occupations:

Chiropractor
Dentist
Legal practitioner
Medical practitioner
Nurse
Optometrist
Patent attorney
Pharmacist
Physiotherapist
Psychologist
Trademarks attorney
Veterinary surgeon
*a person who is enrolled on the roll of the Supreme Court of a State or Territory, or the High Court
of Australia, as a legal practitioner (however described)
*a person who is in the following list:
- Agent of the Australian Postal Corporation who is in charge of an office supplying postal
services to the public
- Australian Consular Officer or Australian Diplomatic Officer (within the meaning of the
Consular Fees Act 1955)
- Bailiff
- Bank officer with 5 or more continuous years of service
- Building society officer with 5 or more years of continuous service
- Chief executive officer of a Commonwealth court
- Clerk of a court
- Commissioner for Affidavits
- Commissioner for Declarations
- Credit union officer with 5 or more years of continuous service
*Employee of the Australian Trade Commission who is:
In a country or place outside Australia; and authorised under paragraph 3 (d) of the Consular
Fees Act 1955; and exercising his or her function in that place
*Employee of the Commonwealth who is:
In a country or place outside Australia; and authorised under paragraph 3 (c) of the Consular
Fees Act 1955; and exercising his or her function in that place
*Fellow of the National Tax Accountants' Association
*Finance company officer with 5 or more years of continuous service Holder of a statutory office
not specified in another item in this list
*Judge of a court
* Justice of the Peace
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*Magistrate
*Master of a court
*Marriage celebrant registered under Subdivision C of Division 1 of Part IV of the Marriage Act 1961
*Member of Chartered Secretaries Australia
*Member of Engineers Australia, other than at the grade of student
*Member of the Association of Taxation and Management Accountants
*Member of the Australian Defence Force who is an officer or a non-commissioned officer within the meaning of the Defence Force Discipline Act 1982 with 5 or more years of continuous service or a warrant officer within the meaning of that Act
Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, the Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants or the National Institute of Accountants
Member of:
- the Parliament of the Commonwealth; or
- the Parliament of a State; or
- a Territory legislature; or
- a local government authority of a State or Territory
Minister of religion registered under Subdivision A of Division 1 of Part IV of the Marriage Act 1961
Permanent employee of the Australian Postal Corporation with 5 or more years of continuous service who is employed in an office supplying postal services to the public
Permanent employee of:
- the Commonwealth or a Commonwealth authority; or
- a State or Territory or a State or Territory authority; or
- a local government authority;
With 5 or more years of continuous service who is not specified in another item in this list
Person before whom a statutory declaration may be made under the law of the State or Territory in which the declaration is made
Police officer
*Registrar, or Deputy Registrar, of a court
Senior Executive Service employee of:
- the Commonwealth or a Commonwealth authority; or
- a State or Territory or a State or Territory authority
Sheriff
Sheriffs officer
Teacher employed on a full-time basis at a school or tertiary education institution

RANGER1
28-11-2014, 08:45 PM
Been reading up on the Refrigerant handling license for Australia again, and unless I am reading this completely wrong, I could have my RHL approved by a dentist??


Years ago we could get them from a corn flakes packet.
I took it more seriously & visited a proctologist to get mine!
He said my tonsils were fine, by the way can you sign this.

MikeHolm
29-11-2014, 12:33 AM
Years ago we could get them from a corn flakes packet.
I took it more seriously & visited a proctologist to get mine!
He said my tonsils were fine, by the way can you sign this.

Me thinks you have some serious medical issues, haha.....or very long tonsils.

The Viking
30-11-2014, 01:17 AM
Australia you say?

Aren't the Austrailians the ones who can't make their minds up on immigrant's statuses?

IIRC, it used to be a prerequsit that you had a criminal conviction but nowadays you are not allowed in if you got a criminal register...

:D

HVACRsaurus
30-11-2014, 01:56 AM
Hi Tycho,

This (dentist) only refers to "certifying" your "application".

When you submit your application (to Austrialian Refrigeration Council or whoever they are) you do not mail your original documents, obviously you photocopy your relevant trade papers etc & send "copies".

You also submit passport style photographs of yourself.

This is where the "dentist" comes in - they notarise your photocopied documents & passport type photo, declaring the copies to be true (i.e not forged)

But;

Even though this article lists all these people as suitable notaries the reality is very different - if you went to your dentist & asked to notarise these papers they would look at you like you have two heads..

What you need is a "Justice of The Peace" or "JP", simple - no.

It is easier to find unicorn poo than it is to find a "JP"

Basically you need to ask everybody you meet (wear a great big plackard down the street) "Do you know a JP?"

Eventually you will track one down, probabably someone's friends uncles next doors neighbours piano teacher...

Or, sometimes community centres or shopping centres will have a JP booth - at a shopping centre near me (every Saturday morning) a JP sits at a desk near Donut King, the que is like the check in counter at the airport...

RANGER1
30-11-2014, 05:05 AM
Australia you say?

Aren't the Austrailians the ones who can't make their minds up on immigrant's statuses?

IIRC, it used to be a prerequsit that you had a criminal conviction but nowadays you are not allowed in if you got a criminal register...

:D


New Zealand is the back door, anyone can go there, as most of them are here.
Once you get your residency, come on over, door is open, no visa, nothing.
(that's what it seems like anyway).

cadwaladr
30-11-2014, 10:47 PM
I wish we had the same restrictions oz has! Think it's the UK that has gone mad we let people in pay them then a minority of them want to kill all of us?