ARTICLES OF AN ADVOCATE: Whether under sub-section (8) of Section 13 of the Securitization and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002 (Act 54 of 2002) (hereinafter referred to as 'the Securitization Act") a borrower is permitted to redeem the immovable secured asset after the secured asset was sold but before the confirmation of sale by the secured creditor under the Security Interest (Enforcement) Rules, 2002 (hereinafter referred to as 'the Rules') is the question involved in this appeal filed by the auction purchaser under Clause 15 of the Letters Patent challenging the order of the learned single Judge opining that the borrower is entitled to redeem the immovable secured asset before the confirmation of sale. needless to state that against the sale proceedings of the authorized officer, the borrower has a right to approach the DRT under Section 17 of the Act. In the instant case, as already held, the sale is not confirmed by the secured creditor and the borrower has approached the DRT on 3.4.2012 and the Tribunal issued directions giving liberty to the borrower to pay the amounts within five weeks which have been complied with by the borrower. Therefore, it cannot be said that the proceedings before the DRT are without jurisdiction. The DRT is well within its competence to take up the matter. We, therefore, hold that under the Securitization Act, a borrower has the right to redeem the property under sub-section (8) of Section 13 of the Act at any time before the date the property is transferred to the auction purchaser by confirmation of sale by the secured creditor as required under sub-rule (6) of Rule 9 of the Rules. 28 . In the result, we find no merit in the appeal and it is accordingly dismissed. No costs.