1A magistrate may request the termination of the status by submitting the resignation to the respective Council.
2The resignation has to be in written and it does not need to be motivated. The resignation produces its effect at the end of the month following the date where the Council receives the written declaration of resignation. The termination of the status of the magistrate shall be declared by a decision of the Council no later than two weeks before the termination of the status.
3In justified cases, upon motivated request and approval of the Council, the resignation could produce its effects before the period set out in paragraph 2 of this Article.