The Canadian Electrical Code is a publication issued by CSA in several parts. Among these are Part I, which establishes safety standards for the installation and maintenance of electrical equipment, and Part II, which consists of safety standards governing the construction, testing, and marking of electrical equipment.
Scope and Object
1.1 Scope of This Standard.
This Standard covers definitions, construction requirements, marking, and tests of a general nature that are applicable to all or several of the individual standards of Part II of this Code.
1.2 Scope ofIndividual Standards.
Each individual standard covers definitions, construction requirements, marking, and tests for a single class or a closely allied group of electrical equipment.
1.3 Object of CE Code, Part II.
The object of standards issued as portions of Part II of this Code is prevention of injury to persons and damage to property by proper design, good construction, and high quality workmanship and, to this end, these are safety standards for the design and construction of electrical equipment for use throughout Canada in conformity with the Rules of Part I of this Code.
1.4 Object of This Standard.
This Standard shall form a part of, and be read in conjunction with, all individual standards to which the requirements of this Standard may apply, except that, where an individual standard contains requirements that are at variance with those of this Standard, the requirements of the individual standard shall take precedence.