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Subchapter 5. Electrical Safety Orders
Group 2. High-Voltage Electrical Safety Orders
Article 7. General Requirements--Wiring Methods (Formerly Article 56)
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§2751. Overcurrent Devices in Grounded Conductors.

No overcurrent device shall be placed in any permanently grounded conductor, except where the overcurrent device simultaneously opens all conductors of the circuit or for motor running protection.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code.


1. New section filed 10-14-75 as an emergency; effective upon filing (Register 75, No. 42).

2. Certificate of Compliance filed 1-9-76 (Register 76, No. 2).

3. Editorial correction of NOTE filed 11-2-83 (Register 83, No. 45).

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