For refereeing, DFL e.V. uses the Referees’ Committee of the German Football Association (DFB) in accordance with section 16 a) (1) no. 1 and section 51 of the DFB Statutes. The provisions of the DFB Refereeing Regulations apply in the Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2. The DFB is also responsible for appointing the match officials and video assistants for Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 matches.