It seems to me that once you satisfy the minimum of 2 small appliance circuits, any additional circuit MAY be classified as a general lighting circuit, and therefore be connected to any general load. ??
What if an additional circuit is run for the refrigerator. Would it be a violation to tie in for a light to that circuit?
However, if an additional circuit serves countertop appliances, the point is well taken that it is a small appliance circuit, and other outlets should probably not be connected.
[This message has been edited by Redsy (edited 05-30-2003).]