- An “entire contract” all obligations must be performed – so there can be no payment for part-performance
o Cutter v Powell
o A wife was going to sue a shipping company for the amount of work her husband had done on the voyage; however, seen as her husband had signed a contract for him to be paid at the end of a voyage and it was a condition she could not sue.
- Can be applied in the case of descriptions applied rather than the goods/services themselves
o Re Moore & Landeur
o The courts held that packaging could be included in description and that the buyer was correct in rejecting the goods and repudiating the contract.