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We've been told that Chapter 8 of the NEC is exempt from the general requirements in Chapters 1 through 4. What Code requirements apply to communications systems?
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Section 90.3 Does not completely exempt Chapter 8 from the general rules in chapters 1 through 4. Section 90.3 indicates (in part) that Chapters 1, 2, 3, and 4 apply generally. Chapters 5, 6, and 7 apply to special occupancies, special equipment, or other special conditions and may supplement or modify the requirements in Chapters 1 through 7 . Chapter 8 covers communications systems and is not subject to the requirements of Chapters 1 through 7 except where the requirements are specifically referenced in Chapter 8.
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