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  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:
    1. where the member ceases to be eligible to become or remain a member of the Union or;
      1. On the day on which the notice is received by the Union; or
      2. On the day specified in the notice, which is a day not earlier than the day when the member ceases to be eligible to become a member, whichever is lated; or
    2. In other case;
      1. At the end of three months; or
      2. On the day which specified in the notice;
        Whichever is later
  3. Any subscription, 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 of 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 of 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 effected 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.

I hereby apply to become a member of the Australian Rail, Tram and Bus Industry Union an organisation for employees registered under the Australian Industrial Relations Act, 1988 as amended, and hereby undertake to comply with the rules and by-laws for the time being of the union.