(1)A person may resign the office of churchwarden in accordance with the following provisions of this section, but not otherwise.
(2)Written notice of intention to resign shall be served on the bishop by post.
(3)The resignation shall have effect and the office shall be vacated—
(a)at the end of the period of two months following service of the notice on the bishop; or
(b)on such earlier date as may be determined by the bishop after consultation with the minister and any other churchwarden of the parish.