University City Fire Rescue has been tasked with updating and creating a formal mutual aid contract in response to a request from a neighboring fire department, across from University City River, in a neighboring state. Review Articles V and VI of the Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC) legislation, Public Law 104-321. To do this, click on the following link: https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/PLAW-104publ321/pdf/PLAW-104publ321.pdf Review the potential legal ramifications of entering a compact and providing service or support to a neighboring state. Write a report about the possible issues and how they should be addressed. Include the following topics in your report. Describe what legal liability risks your agency might incur when constructing a mutual aid contract. If you had an agreement in place before the EMAC legislation was established, how might this legislation change the agreement? Describe the legal aspects of mutual aid contracts. Describe the components of a valid contract. What limits should you establish for providing emergency medical services across the state line? What would you be sure to cover in your contract?
Fiscal modernity was the argument given by the British as well, who opined that for the bureaucratic structure to flourish a strong commercial base in the Indian subcontinent was needed and that was noticed in the way the tax system was managed by the company. The British tried to increase the tax yields by introducing a contractual system that allowed individuals, use of their lands, subject to an annual payment of tax – the permanent settlement, which was structured by Lord Cornwallis creating a highly hierarchical social structure. Thus, both attempts to impose a modernizing class of landlords through the permanent Settlement and efforts at encouraging the more rapid commercialization of Indian agriculture which reflected the British ways were noticed. In the south though Thomas Munroe, who was the chief architect of the Ryotwari system borrowed it from Tipu Sultan, infused his notions of peasant rights in India through this system. The British systems of land revenue aimed at giving land to only those who were recognised by the Company’s officials, thus, bringing in the concept that land rights couldn’t be given to nomadic tribes since that would have hindered their idea of an improved society as nomadic tribes were not agriculturalists – directly contending with the British view of an improved society which depended on personal ownership of property. “All of these were in the name of liberating Indians from former ‘feudal’ associations – officials believing that in India they found parallels to medieval Europe.” The new land revenue settlements were often described as offering a ‘gift of proprietary rights’ to Indians and the freedom to sell their labour in ways that had never been possible before. This coupled with industrial revolution at the metropole exhausted the indigenous commercial pockets and gave rise to an industrialized society in the subcontinent. Thus, all empires did have a civilizing mission. The idea was to always bring in elements of change that was necessary to accommodate the imperial intent of the empire as was seen in both the >GET ANSWER