01.A Glossary of legal terms

Self-executing lawIntergovernmental rules that can be invoked directly by citizens or residents of a country without transformation into national law.
Soft lawRules of organisations and associations which are not enforced by state authorities, but by the organs of the organisations and associations –> self-regulation
Court of jurisdictionCourt that has local jurisdiction to decide on a legal dispute.
Applicable LawThe law applicable to a case.