15A-1216. Impaneling jury.

After all jurors, including alternate jurors, have been selected, the clerk impanels the jury by instructing them as follows: "Members of the jury, you have been sworn and are now impaneled to try the issue in the case of State of North Carolina versus ________. You will sit together, hear the evidence, and render your verdict accordingly." (1977, c. 711, s. 1.)