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of having rights and duties", as for instance, the estate of a bankrupt or deceased person.Third IssueYes, we can perceive no valid reason for holding that within the intent of the constitution (Article IV), itsprovisions on Philippine citizenship exclude the legal principle of extension above adverted to. If for reasonsalready stated our law indulges the fiction of extension of personality, if for such reasons the estate of PedroO. Fragrante should be considered an artificial or juridical person herein, we can find no justification forrefusing to declare a like fiction as to the extension of his citizenship for the purposes of this proceeding.Conclusion:Pedro O. Fragrante was a Filipino citizen, and as such, if he had lived, in view of the evidence of record, hewould have obtained from the commission the certificate for which he was applying. The situation hassuffered but one change, and that is, his death. His estate was that of a Filipino citizen. And its economicability to appropriately and adequately operate and maintain the service of an ice plant was the same that itreceived from the decedent himself. In the absence of a contrary showing, which does not exist here, hisheirs may be assumed to be also Filipino citizens; and if they are not, there is the simple expedient ofrevoking the certificate or enjoining them from inheriting it.Upon the whole, we are of the opinion that for the purposes of the prosecution of said case No. 4572 of thePublic Service Commission to its final conclusion, both the personality and citizenship of Pedro O. Fragrantemust be deemed extended, within the meaning and intent of the Public Service Act, as amended, inharmony with the constitution: it is so adjudged and decreed.Case 9VIRGINIA GARCIA FULE vs.CAG.R. No. L-40502 and G.R. No. L-42670 November 29, 1976The two interrelated cases bring to the Supreme Court the question of what the word "resides" in Section 1, Rule 73 of the Revised Rules Of Court, referring to the situs of the settlement of the estate of deceased persons, means. Additionally, the rule in the appointment of a special administrator is sought to be reviewed.Facts: On April 26, 1973, Amado G. Garcia died intestate, leaving real estate and personal properties in Calamba, Laguna.On May 2, 1973, Virginia G. Fule, a creditor of the estate of Amado G. Garcia as well as an illegitimate sister of the latter, filed with the Court of First Instance (CFI) of Laguna, a petition for letters of administration. At the same time, she movedex partefor her appointment as special administratrix over the estate.A motion for reconsideration was filed by Preciosa B. Garcia, surviving spouse of the deceased, on May 8, 1973, contending that the order appointing Virginia G. Fule as special administratrix was issued without jurisdiction. She prayed that she be appointed special administratrix of the estate, in lieu of Virginia G. Fule, and as regular administratrix after due hearing.