181. Covenants for title, title guarantee.

The principal post-completion remedy available to the buyer will be an action for breach of the title guarantee which was introduced by the Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 19941. As a general rule the provisions of the contract merge with the purchase deed on completion, therefore no action on the contract can be sustained after that time except in respect of those terms of the contract which expressly or by implication are intended to endure beyond completion2.

Title guarantee, which may be 'full' or 'limited', implies a number of warranties given by the seller in the purchase deed provided