A member who has been elected to sit in the House of Commons cannot resign his seat1, and can only cease to represent his constituency in Parliament:
(1) by reason of his death2;
(2) by being expelled from the House of Commons by an order of the House3;
(3) by the dissolution of the Parliament to which he has been elected; or
(4) by becoming disqualified for membership of the House4.
Therefore, if a member wishes to retire from Parliament, or is anxious to vacate the seat for which he has
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