I hope someone can help with my following query. I currently have a 240 volt 5 arm ceiling fitting controlled by a dimmer on a 1-way circuit. The current fitting has 5 live and 5 neutral wires attached from some form of junction box. The new halogen fitting only requires 1 live and 1 neutral for the transformer. Can these 4 extra wires just be terminated into a terminal block and tucked into the ceiling void and then just connect the two wires I need?
As regards to the regs nothing written in stone, but it does mention good workmanship at all times and the need for circuirts to be safely terminated and routed to protect from the potential of electric shock and mechanical damage.
Luckily, I've just discovered the wires were coming from a broken half of a ceiling rose bodged with tape and shoved up into the ceiling void which wasn't attached to a joist. I have now replaced it with a junction box after much arm and neck ache! Thanks for your replies.