Resignation is defined under section 7F of Employees Provident Funds Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952. Provisions under Section 7F of EPF Act 1952 is :
Section 7F of Employees Provident Funds Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 "Resignation"
(1) The Presiding Officer may, by notice in writing under his hand addressed to the Central Government, resign his office;
Provided that the Presiding Officer shall, unless he is permitted by the Central Government to relinquish his office sooner, continue to hold office until the expiry of three months from the date of receipt of such notice or until a person duly appointed as his successor enters upon his office or until the expiry of his term of office, whichever is the earliest.
(2) The Presiding Officer shall not be removed from his office except by an order made by the President on the ground of proved misbehaviour or incapacity after an inquiry made by a Judge of the High Court in which such Presiding Officer had been informed of the charges against him and given a reasonable opportunity of being heard in respect of those charges.
(3) The Central Government may, by rules, regulate the procedure for the investigation of misbehaviour or incapacity of the Presiding Officer.