196. Rents and profits to be taken into account.

The seller is normally only accountable to the buyer for rents and profits actually received by him or by other persons for his use1 from the contractual completion date2. However, if it is proved that owing to neglect or improper conduct on the seller's part, he has not received rents and profits which were due he can be held accountable for both the rents and profits actually received and those which, but for his own wilful neglect or default, he ought to have received