Some Chinese manufacturers have forged compliance certificates.
Some Chinese manufacturers have forged compliance certificates.

Chinese supplied cladding comes with fake certificates

CHEATING Chinese building suppliers are forging safety certificates to get shonky products into apartment towers, a Senate inquiry has been warned.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission boss Rod Sims is demanding new laws to protect homeowners, including independent checks on buildings and materials.

Mr Sims said it was not a crime to sell dangerous goods in Australia - and declared it was only "common sense'' to change the law.

"What about a law to say it's illegal to sell unsafe goods - isn't that a good idea?'' he said.

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Councillor defends exclusive club membership

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REVEALED: Flights, cash and special treatment inside council

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The CCC identified five cases of inappropriate conduct.

Three teens injured in early morning roll-over

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The crash happened on a suburban street shortly before 1am

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