A command authority designated in Germany a military department , which usually major units at the level of brigade or division leads.
Higher command authority
A higher command authority is a military agency from the corps or from equivalent agencies upwards. Corresponding military posts from corps command upwards.
Higher command authorities are for example:
↑ Army Service Regulations (HDv) 100/900 "Leadership Terms"
↑ Central Service Regulations (ZDv) 1/50 “Basic Terms for Military Organization, Subordination, Official Instructions”, No. 113 and 114