On August 9, 2021, the Decree-Law No. 2/2021 was published, introducing amendments to articles 377, 714, 875, and 1143 of the Civil Code, approved by Decree-Law No. 47344, of November 25, 1966. This Decree-Law introduces and recognizes a new form for mortgage, purchase and sale and loan agreements, now admitting their execution by reference to a contract model approved by a competent authority