AUCTIONS AFTER A PRE-EMPT

Any raiseTo play. Minorwood doesn't apply.
New suit below gameForcing in an uncontested auction.
New suit after intervention (not counting double)Natural, non-forcing.
New suit at game levelTo play.
3NTTo play.
4NTRKC Blackwood
Jump in new suitExclusion Blackwood.

DEFENCE TO PRE-EMPT

Doubletake-out up to 4H
Suit overcallnatural, with sound opening values and a good suit
3NTTo play, probably with 15-17 although might be under pressure. All further bids by the partnership are game-forcing.
4-level cue bid"Leaping Michaels", 5-5 shape, either minors or majors
4 of a minor"Leaping Michaels", 5-5 with a major
4NT over four-level pre-emptany two-suiter, with two places to play
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