A. When the Examiner deems himself/herself disqualified to preside in a particular proceeding, the Examiner shall withdraw by notice on the record.
B. Any person may raise an issue of the partiality of the Examiner at any time. If, after considering the merits of the issue, the Examiner determines not to disqualify himself/herself, the raising of such issue shall in no way be considered by the Examiner in rendering a decision on the substantive case at hand.