In Sirdar v The Army Board and Secretary of State for Defence (26 October 1999) EOR 89A, the European Court of Justice has ruled that the Government may be entitled under Article 2(2) of the Equal Treatment Directive to exclude women from service in special combat units such as the Royal Marines.
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