(1) An auditor of a company may resign his office by [sending a notice to that effect to the company].
(2) [Where the company is a public interest company, the] notice is not effective unless it is accompanied by the statement required by section 519.
(3) An effective notice of resignation operates to bring the auditor's term of office to an end as of the date on which the notice is [received] or on such later date as may be specified in it.
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