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Old 01-10-2013, 01:02 PM   #1
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is it ok to branch off a light on a 20 amp circuit, and if so, must 12 gauge be used to the switch and light?

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What does the circuit serve? Some circuits have restrictions on what they can serve.

Answers based on the National Electrical Code. Local amendments may apply. Check with your local building officials.
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And if you are in Canada you can not put lighting on a 20 amp circuit.

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