Someone posted the following picture on another newsgroup.
(Note the white cable coming out of the LHS of the supply point above the
Whilst it is obviously potentially unsafe and stupidity to have something like
this in a kitchen; has the person who did it broken any regulations?
I suppose if it was the owner of the property who did the wiring, then it
would be their own stupid fault if someone gets an electric shock - or would
the person who made the connection be liable in anyway?
It doesn't look very conventional which should ring alarm bells, but
without knowing a lot more details about what it's connected to, the
size of the load, cable, and circuit protection (fuses/MCB), and when
it was connected up, it's impossible to say.
A white cable running diagonally across the surface of the wall is not
by itself a contravention of anything beyond bad taste.
Yes, if they did it incorrectly.
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That seems to me rather harsh - especially as there's a bar of Lindt
with sea salt on offer. And the floor doesn't look bad to me for a
kitchen which has been used rather than prepared for a show home. But
then perhaps my standards are as low as my expectations.
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