Recessed living room lights on gfi

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Old 04-30-15, 10:16 AM
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Recessed living room lights on gfi

Finishing my basement and I wired my recessed living room lights off an existing source that turned out to be gfi protected. Is this okay to leave or do I need to rewire? I live in ND fyi.
 
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Old 04-30-15, 10:23 AM
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Not a code violation but could be inconvenient if the GFCI trips and your left in the dark.
 
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Old 04-30-15, 10:35 AM
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Thank you ray. I have had them on quite a few times and it was all good but the last time it tripped and I had to figure out what caused it. So I will look into changing that over.
 
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Old 04-30-15, 11:20 AM
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The the area is now a finished basement, the gfi protection can be removed, but no harm in leaving it.
 
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