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#80575 - 04/28/02 12:16 PM Switch / Ground Fault Recept. Conbination  
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Would it be legal to install a switch / ground fault receptacle combination device in a single gang switch box in a residential bathroom without installing a separate 20 amp circuit? Hypothetical situation: Old house. Second floor bathroom with only a switch for over head light, no receptacle in bathroom. Receptacle needed for electric shaver. It seems as if the year 2002 NEC would require such a separate 20 amp circuit.


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#80576 - 04/28/02 12:53 PM Re: Switch / Ground Fault Recept. Conbination  
Bill Addiss  Offline
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Frank,

Of course we know which is prefferable, but I was told our local inspectors would allow this because it is not an installation of a new outlet (see def. Art 100) but only a device change.

Bill



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