298. Compensation for failure to make title.

298.     Compensation for failure to make title.

If a vendor has no title to the mines and minerals1, a purchaser of land may be entitled to compensation under a clause in the contract providing that errors in the particulars are to be the subject of compensation2; and compensation has been obtained by purchasers in cases in which a provision of the contract was not relied on3; but a purchaser cannot obtain compensation if he has gone into possession and has not objected to the title within the time named by the contract4