73Abolition of common law libel offences etcE+W+N.I.
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The following offences under the common law of England and Wales and the common law of Northern Ireland are abolished—
(a)the offences of sedition and seditious libel;
(b)the offence of defamatory libel;
(c)the offence of obscene libel.