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.