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PUBLIC LAWS-O. 753-AUG. 2, 1946 40 Stat. 411. 50U..S . app. 1-31; Supp. V, §3 et seq. Ante, pp. 50, 54,182, 418; post, pp . 925, 944. Quarantine. Injury to vessels, et. Assault, eat Fiscal operations of Treasury. Combatant activi- ties. Foreign country. TVA. IU.S.0,Supp. V, i 21S notes et seg. (e) Any claim arising out of an act or omission of any employee of the Government in administering the provisions of the Trading with the Enemy Act, as amended. (f) Any claim for damages caused by the imposition or establish- ment of a quarantine by the United States. (g) Any claim arising from injury to vessels, or to the cargo, crew, or passengers of vessels, while passing through the locks of the Panama Canal or while in Canal Zone waters. (h) Any claim arising out of assault, battery, false imprisonment, false arrest, malicious prosecution, abuse of process, libel, slander, misrepresentation, deceit, or interference with contract rights. (i) Any claim for damages caused by the fiscal operations of the Treasury or by the regulation of the monetary system. (j) Any claim arising out of the combatant activities of the mil- itary or naval forces, or the Coast Guard, during time of war. (k) Any claim arising in a foreign country. (1) Any claim arising from the activities of the Tennessee Valley Authority. ATTORNEYS' FEES SEc. 422. The court rendering a judgment for the plaintiff pursuant to art 3 of this title, or the head of the Federal agency or his designee making an award pursuant to part 2 of this title, or the Attorney General making a disposition pursuant to section 413 of this title, as the case may be, may, as a part of the judgment, award, or settle- ment, determine and allow reasonable attorney's fees, which, if the recovery is $500 or more, shall not exceed 10 per centum of the amount recovered under part 2, or 20 per centum of the amount recovered under part 3, to be paid out of but not in addition to the amount of judgment, award, or settlement recovered, to the attorneys represent- ing the claimant. Any attorney who charges, demands, receives, or collects for services rendered in connection with such claim any amount in excess of that allowed under this section, if recovery be had, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a fine of not more than $2,000 or imprisonment for not more than one year, or both. EXCLUrIVENESS OF REMEDY SCO. 423. From and after the date of enactment of this Act, the authority of any Federal agency to sue and be sued in its own name shall not be construed to authorize suits against such Federal agency on claims which are cognizable under part 3 of this title, and the remedies provided by this title in such cases shall be exclusive. CERTAIN STATUTES INAPPLICAMB SEC. 424. (a) All provisions of law authorizing any Federal agency to consider, ascertain, adjust, or determine claims on account of dam- age to or loss of property, or on account of personal injury or death, caused by the negligent or wrongful act or omission of any employee of the Government while acting within the scope of his office or employ- men t? are hereby repealed in respect of claims cognizable under part 2 of this title and accruung on and after January 1, 1945, including, but without limitation, the provisions granting such authorization now contained in the following laws: Public Law Numbered 375, Sixty-seventh Congress, approved December 28, 1922 (42 Stat. 1066; U. S. C., title 31, sees 215-217). 846 [60 STAT.