Report No. 01
943. Claims exempted from operation of chapter.-
The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to-
(a) Any claim based upon an act or omission of an employee of the Government exercising due care, in the execution of a statute or relation, whether or not such statute or regulation be valid, or based upon the exercise or performance or the failure to exercise or perform a discretionary function or duty on the part of a Federal agency or an employee of the Government whether or not the discretion involved be abused.
(b) Any claim arising out of the loss, miscarriage, or negligent transmission of letters or postal matter.
(c) Any claim arising in respect of the assessment or collection of any tax or customs duty, or the detention of any goods or merchandise by any officer of customs or excise or any other law enforcement officer.
(d) Any claim for which a remedy is provided by sections 741-752 or 781-790 of Title 46, relating to claims or suits in admiralty against the United States.
(e) Any claim arising out of an act or omission of any employee of the Government in administering the provisions of sections 1-38 of Appendix to Title 50. (Trading with Enemy Acts).
(f) Any claim for damages caused by the imposition or establishment 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 looks 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 military 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 activity of the Tennessee Valley Authority.