Section 26 Code of Civil Procedure, Section 26 of CPC
26. Institution of suits. — 1[(1)] Every suit shall be instituted by the presentation of a plaint or in such other manner as may be prescribed.
2[(2) In every plaint, facts shall be proved by affidavit.]
*[Provided that such an affidavit shall be in the form and manner as prescribed under Order VI of Rule 15A.]
1. S. 26 renumbered as sub-section (1) by Act 46 of 1999, s. 2 (w.e.f. 1-7-2002).
2. Ins. by s. 3, ibid., (w.e.f. 1-7-2002). *Shall be applicable to commercial disputes of a specified value by Act 4 of 2016, s. 16 and the Schedule (w.e.f. 23-10-2015).