The Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA) provides for the Minister for the Environment to refer proposals of national significance to a board of inquiry or the Environment Court for a decision. This referral is known as a call in. This section explains the Minister’s powers of intervention and gives information about historic and current call ins.
Proposals of national significance
In this section
Information on nationally significant proposals including what they are and where to find further information on the process.
Information on proposals of national significance before 2009 (these were administered by us) and where to find more recent proposals and applications.