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No earth to wall light,only live and neutral.Is this ok?

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The light does not need a ground to function properly. The ground wire is for personell safety. If the cable has a metal cover then that is a type of ground. If the electric circuit was instralled a while ago , and there was no ground wire included, it is still OK with the code. The National Electric Code is not retroactive.

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