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S2.2. Energy Functions Duration of Membership (a) The meal must satisfy an energy criteria based on the Nutrient Reference Values1 for children of different age groups. The maximum energy limits for each target age group are as follows: The core functions include: Each member is appointed for a period of two (2) years. Upon completion of this period, an individual may nominate for re-appointment. i. 4-8 years - 2080 kJ per meal ii. 9-13 years - 2770 kJ per meal S2.3. Nutrients of public health concern (a) The meal must not exceed maximum limits as follows: i. Saturated fat - 0.4g per 100kJ; ii. Sugar - 1.8g per 100kJ; and iii. Sodium - 650mg per serve. (b) Overall, the average level of saturated fat, sugar and sodium in the meal will be less than what children are currently eating (based on the Children’s Survey2). The nutrition criteria for assessing children’s meals have been developed by a team of Accredited Practicing Dietitians in consultation with national guidelines and authorities on children’s nutrition. Schedule 3 Terms Of Reference: Initiative Administration Committee The Initiative Administration Committee performs an integral role in overseeing the management of the RCMI and the QSR Initiative. 1. Overseeing the development of an annual report and budget for presentation to, and approval by, the AFGC Board. 2. Overseeing the budget administration, including the costs incurred administering the Initiative. 3. Overseeing the review of uptake and effectiveness of the Initiative. 4. Providing input into the monitoring of compliance with the Initiative, including corrective actions. This includes compliance via company reporting, purchased advertising data and the Advertising Standards Board’s determinations. 5. Providing strategic advice to the AFGC Board on the value of the Initiative to industry and any repositioning or strategies that may improve its effectiveness. 6. Overseeing periodic review of the Initiative and amendments as required. Membership There will be 5 members on the Initiative Administration Committee, comprising: • Chair—AFGC Board member or delegate • Industry representatives (2)—one from RCMI’s Signatories and one from the QSR Initiative’s Signatories • External stakeholders (2) Appointment of Members The Initiative Administration Manager will coordinate the selection and appointment of members and the review of their performance to ensure the continued effectiveness of the Initiative Administration Committee. All members are to be notified to the AFGC Board. Secretariat The Initiative Administration Manager will provide secretariat support for all activities of the Initiative Administration Committee. Meeting Schedule Meetings will be scheduled on a quarterly basis and held via teleconference. Additional meetings may be held on an as-needs basis via teleconference or face-to-face. Observers The Initiative Administration Committee may invite observers to meetings. Observers have no voting rights. Decision Making Procedure In the instances that a vote is required, decisions will be made by a majority. 1 National Health and Medical Research Council. Nutrient Reference Values for Australia and New Zealand. Canberra: Commonwealth of Australia; 2006. 2 Australian Government: Department of Health and Ageing. 2007 Australian National Children’s Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey. Canberra: Commonwealth of Australia; 2008. Review of Operations 2014 101