1. A member may resign from membership of the Union by written notice addressed and delivered to the Secretary of his/her Branch.
2. A notice of resignation from membership of the Union takes effect:
(a) where the member ceases to be eligible to become or remain a member of the Union:-
[I] on the day on which the notice is received by the Union: or
[ii} on the day specified in the notice, which is not earlier than the day when the member ceases to be eligible to become a member, whichever is later or
(b) in any other case:
[I] at the end of three months; or
[ii] on the day specified in the notice, whichever is later.
3. Any subscriptions, fees, fines and levies owing but not paid by a former member of the Union in relation to a period before the member’s resignation took effect, may be sued for and recovered in the name of the Union in a Court competent jurisdiction, as a debt due to the Union.
4. A notice delivered to the Branch Secretary shall be deemed to have been received by the Union when it was delivered.
5. A notice or resignation that has been received by the Union is not invalid because it was not addressed and delivered to the Branch Secretary.
6. A resignation from membership of the Union is valid even if it is not affected in accordance with this Rule, if the member is informed in writing by or on behalf of the Union that the resignation has been accepted.