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(d) Promotion The two winners in the third round shall be promoted and play in the Europe/Africa Zone Group I in the following year. (e) Relegation


There shall be four Play-off Ties for the eight First Round losers in the Group, the Nations playing each other in the order of the original draw. The four losers of these Play-off Ties shall be relegated to the Zonal Group III of their respective Zone (see Appendix A).


24. ZONAL COMPETITIONS GROUP III AND GROUP IV Nations not qualified to compete in the World Group nor in the Zonal Competitions Group I or II shall play in the Zonal Competition Group III and Group IV of their Zone in accordance with the Special Regulations set out in Appendix A.


V. ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE COMPETITION


25. THE DRAW (a) The draw for the World Group and Zonal Competitions Groups I and II, at which each challenging Nation may be represented, shall be made by the Davis Cup Committee, not later than the second week of October. Choice of Ground for all these Ties shall be determined at the same time (see Regulation 27).


(a) The complete draw shall be sent within seven days to all Nations included in that draw.


26. DATES FOR ROUNDS (a) All Ties will be played during the calendar year of the Competition. The Davis Cup Committee shall decide dates for all Ties. There will be an interval of at least twelve days between the dates fixed for the beginning of Ties in a Zone, unless the two Nations and the Davis Cup Committee agree otherwise. The Final must be completed by 31st December.


(b) Prior to the start of the Competition, the Davis Cup Committee shall inform the competing Nations of the dates on which the Ties have to be played.


27. CHOICE OF GROUND (a) Choice of Ground shall be determined in the following sequence: (i)


(ii) Choice shall be decided by lot.


(b) Choice of Ground shall include surface of the court and the choice of ball, except when the Davis Cup Committee select a Neutral Ground (e.ii.a), in which case the Davis Cup Committee shall also select the surface of the court and the make of ball to be used.


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If one Nation has been entitled to choice for its Tie with another Nation in the 1970 Competition, or in any later Competition, the latter shall have choice on the occasion of the next meeting with that Nation. If this is not applicable, then


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