Transferring An Appeal Involving Interpretation of the Bond Law and Public School Code

Was it Appropriate to Transfer an Appeal Involving the Interpretation of the Interplay Between Requirements of the Bond Law and Bond Requirements Under Public School Code ? In General Equipment Manufacturers v. Westfield Insurance Co., 405 Pa. Super. 550, 592 A.2d 1349 (Pa. Super. 1991), relying on Valley Forge and United Plate Glass, the Court transferred an appeal involving the interpretation of the interplay between the requirements of the Bond Law and the bond requirements under the Public School Code. Therein we noted that transfer was appropriate "in order to avoid any inconsistencies in interpretation of the Bond Law and the Public School Code as it concerns the proof of payment owed, the evidence admissible, and the defenses allowed...." 592 A.2d at 1351. Moreover, the record reflects this case has not been previously transferred.