1. Before the trial dates are fixed for the attendance of the above-named witnesses, the Presiding Judge shall direct the trial fiscal and the branches clerk of court to ascertain the dates of availability of said witnesses;
2. When the examination of these witnesses is terminated, the Branch Clerk of Court shall indicate on a space in the information or some other appropriate page of the records that the testimony of this witness has been completed, including the date when the testimony was taken;
3. The Presiding Judge shall ascertain that no subpoena is issued to a witness who has already completed his testimony, unless he is recalled for rebuttal or reopening of the proceedings;
4. During the pre-trial, the Presiding Judge shall endeavor to secure admissions from parties on the admissibility of documents o eliminate the need for the appearance of witnesses who executed said documents;
5. Whenever practical, the examination of a witness should be terminated in one hearing to obviate the need for his/her return;
6. With respect to the unjustified non-appearance of a government witness, in addition to the exercise of contempt powers, the Presiding Judge shall furnish the head office of the government employee with the orders issued in connection with this non-appearance. Thus, in the case of police officers, the National Police Commission should be given notice; and in the case of military officers, the Chief of Staff or the Secretary of National Defense.