CHAPTER I.-THE EXECUTIVE
The President and Vice-President
56. Term of office of President.-
(1) The President shall hold office
for a term of five years from the date on which he enters upon his
(a) the President may, by writing under his hand addressed to the
Vice-President, resign his office;
(b) the President may, for violation of the Constitution, be removed
from office by impeachment in the manner provided in article 61;
(c) the President shall, notwithstanding the expiration of his term,
continue to hold office until his successor enters upon his office.
(2) Any resignation addressed to the Vice-President under clause (a)
of the proviso to clause (1) shall forthwith be communicated by him to
the Speaker of the House of the People.