(1) The trial judge may make any order or give any direction considered appropriate for the production, custody or disposal of exhibits and the recording officer of the originating court shall keep a record of any such order or direction, but if no order is made or direction given—
(a) all exhibits tendered on behalf of the prosecution shall be returned to the custody of the prosecution and shall be retained pending any appeal; and
(b) any exhibit tendered at a trial otherwise than by the prosecution shall be retained by the Associate to the trial judge for 60 days after which the Associate shall return that exhibit to the person who produced it.
(2) If the Registrar gives the prosecution a direction to produce an exhibit, the prosecutor shall produce the exhibit as directed.
(3) If within 60 days the Registrar gives an Associate a direction to produce an exhibit, the Associate shall produce the exhibit as directed.