Originally Posted by P. Raz
This sounds more like something passed by Congress.
The language used in the code is often refered to as "Codeze". The code is used as a legal document and is written as such . The interpretation of the code is under the local authority having legal jurisdiction. This leads to various and stricter interpretations of the code .
advice on this forum is contrary to the code and leads to unsafe installations.
Many times electricians will make an installation that exceeds code standards and follow best practice because we know what works . Example: Many shops I worked for did not use the push in terminals on receptacles because it often led to poor connections and call backs.
The code finally recognized the issues with pushin terminations and changed the code and limited their use.