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Building products used as cladding

Topic: Infrastructure

Fair Trading is seeking feedback on a proposed ban on cladding made from aluminium composite panels, as well as polystyrene products or similar substances.

Cladding have your say

What's this about?

Fair Trading is considering a ban on using certain materials or products in external cladding, wall, insulation, façade or rendered finishes on buildings of two or more storeys.

Submissions are invited as to whether a building product use ban should:

  • apply to all uses of aluminium composite panels containing a polyethylene, polystyrene products, and similar substances in a building or only to specific uses
  • apply to all buildings or only to specified classes of buildings
  • apply to use by all people or permit use by specified persons
  • apply subject to specified exceptions
  • be subject to conditions.

Have your say

Submit your feedback via email by 23 April 2018.

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Topic: Infrastructure
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