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Illustrated Changes to the NEC, 2002 Edition - Part 2

Article 406

Receptacle, Cord Connectors, and Attachment Plugs

406.8 Receptacles in Damp or Wet Locations

Parts of this section were revised to read:

(B) Wet Locations
(2) Other Receptacles.
All other receptacles installed in a wet location must comply with (a) or (b):
(a) A receptacle installed in a wet location must have raintight while-in-use cover (enclosure that is weatherproof with the attachment plug cap inserted) if stationary or fixed equipment is plugged into it.
(b) A receptacle installed in a wet location having a weather resistant cover (cover that is weatherproof when the cover is closed and an attachment plug is not inserted) is permitted, if portable equipment is plugged.
Figure 406-3

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