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.
Section 2A Establishment to include all departments and branches
Section 3 Power to apply Act to an establishment which has a common provident fund with another establishment
Section 4 Power to add to Schedule I
Section 5 Employees' Provident Funds Scheme
Section 5AA Executive Committee
Section 5C Board of Trustees to be body corporate
Section 5D Appointment of officers
Section 5DD Acts and proceedings of the Central Board or its Executive Committee or the State Board not to be invalidated on certain grounds
Section 6A Employees Pension Scheme
Section 6C Employees Deposit-linked Insurance Scheme
Section 6D Laying of Schemes before Parliament
Section 7 Modification of Scheme
Section 7A Determination of moneys due from employers
Section 7B Review of orders passed under Section 7A
Section 7C Determination of escaped amount
Section 7D Employees' Provident Funds Appellate Tribunal
Section 7G Salary and allowances and other terms and conditions of service of Presiding Officer
Section 7H Staff of the Tribunal
Section 7I Appeals to the Tribunal
Section 7J Procedure of Tribunals
Section 7K Right of appellant to take assistance of legal practitioner and of Government, etc., to appoint presenting officers
Section 7N Finality of orders constituting a Tribunal
Section 7O Deposit of amount due, on filing appeal
Section 7P Transfer of certain applications to Tribunals